Deals are cut over breakfast at Buck’s in Woodside. The Rosewood Hotel’s Michelin-starred Madera restaurant and the Village Pub in Woodside are two other favorite VC haunts. Palo Alto’s Fuki Sushi and Palo Alto Sol, a burrito and margarita cantina, catered Mark Zuckerberg’s wedding, and the Facebook founder has been photographed at Walia Ethiopian restaurant in San Jose. Steve Jobs was fond of Calafia in Palo Alto, where a photo of him hangs over his table and where he was once paparazzied having coffee with billionaire Eric Schmidt. The restaurant is owned by Google’s original chef, Charlie Ayers. Jobs was also known to scarf sushi at Jin Sho at 454 S. California Ave. in Palo Alto and was fond of frozen yogurt at Fraiche Yogurt at 644 Emerson St., since relocated to 200 Hamilton Ave. Jobs recruited execs and dined with billionaire VC John Doerr at Il Fornaio in Palo Alto. Elon Musk dined with Ashlee Vance at Alexander’s The Sea. The family friendly farm-tofork restaurant in Los Altos, Bumble, is owned by the billionaire Anne Wojcicki. David Kinch’s legendary Manresa restaurant just won its third Michelin star and he opened the New Orleans cafe Bywater in Los Gatos just this month. Celebrities and presidents dine at The Grill on the Alley at the Fairmont Hotel, and next door, on the 17th Floor, the exclusive Silicon Valley Capital Club allows private club members and their guests to enjoy a commanding view of Silicon Valley. Of course if you want to drink the same coffee as they drink on the Facebook and Google campuses, there are Philz Coffee locations in San Jose, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale.

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